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[05/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Samantha Logan to topline ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; "The Mindy Project" to return with reduced episode order; and Comedy Central nabs FX's "Archer" repeats.

[05/06/14 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Orders 10 More Episodes of Multi-Camera Comedy "Mulaney"
The John Mulaney-led half-hour now has an initial order of 16 episodes at the network.

[05/06/14 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Drama "Odyssey" Completes NBC's Series Orders for Today
In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide.

[05/06/14 - 05:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - NBC Gives "Tooken" New Moniker of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
Ellie Kemper star in the comedy, from co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

[05/06/14 - 05:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Katherine Heigl-Led "State of Affairs" Latest to Series at NBC
She'll star as a top CIA analyst who assembles the president's Daily Briefing.

[05/06/14 - 04:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - NBC Gives Series Series Order to Drama "Allegiance"
The drama, formerly known as "Coercion," stars Scott Cohen, Hope Davis, Margarita Levieva and Gavin Stenhouse.

[05/06/14 - 04:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Comedy "Marry Me" Heads to Series at NBC
Casey Wilson and Ken Marino star in the single-camera project, from creator David Caspe.

[05/06/14 - 03:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Gives Latest Series Order to "Red Band Society"
The series follows a diverse group of teenagers in the pediatric wing of a hospital who become unlikely allies and friends.

[05/06/14 - 03:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Orders Lee Daniels/Danny Strong Drama "Empire" to Series
The unique family drama is set in the world of a hip-hop empire and will feature both original and current music.

[05/06/14 - 02:50 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "Dancing" Top Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for FX's "Louie," Nickelodeon's "AwesomenessTV" and Bravo's "Southern Charm: Secrets Revealed."

[05/06/14 - 02:16 PM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Cable on Sunday Night and Marks Best Night in Network History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/06/14 - 01:35 PM]
Street League Skateboarding Nike SB World Tour Announces New Stops, FOX Sports 1 Television Schedule
Following its inaugural season with presenting partner Nike SB, SLS is exposing competition skateboarding to greater audiences by televising the events live on FOX Sports 1.

[05/06/14 - 01:13 PM]
"Top Gear" Returns to History(R) with All New Episodes Premiering Tuesday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood come back to explore new territories, new challenges and push new boundaries.

[05/06/14 - 12:46 PM]
Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin to Perform on 2014 Billboard Music Awards
Plus: Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland, Kendall Jenner, Kevin O'Leary, Mark Cuban, Pete Wentz and Wiz Khalifa to serve as presenters.

[05/06/14 - 12:34 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" Logo Unveiled
The joint logo will be used as part of the 16 regular-season Thursday Night Football games across CBS and NFL Network, kicking off September 11 with Pittsburgh at Baltimore.

[05/06/14 - 12:15 PM]
After a 19-Month Hiatus, Television's Most Critically Acclaimed Comedy Series "Louie" Returns in Fine Fashion
FX spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 12:06 PM]
Driven by the Success of the NBA Playoffs, TNT Swept the Field Last Week as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 12:05 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 151st-Straight Week in Tweens and for the 150th Time in the Prior 151 Weeks in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 12:03 PM]
Starz Orders Third Season of Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Plus: John Shiban joins "Da Vinci's Demons" season three as executive producer and showrunner.

[05/06/14 - 11:53 AM]
TLC Offers Up a Family Fun-Filled Sunday with Season Finale of "Long Island Medium" and One-Hour Special "Quints by Surprise: The Five Turn Five"
Plus: TLC's third "Tweet to Win" live event gives viewers another chance to win a reading with Theresa by tweeting with the hashtag #LongIslandMedium beginning at 8pm through 11pm.

[05/06/14 - 11:30 AM]
E! Series "Escape Club" Premiering June 8 at 10:00PM Offers a Lucky Few the Chance to Abandon Everything and Change the Course of Their Lives Forever
The series is a one-hour, real-life soap opera where men and women abandon their lives and head off to a luxurious paradise on the beaches of the Dominican Republic looking for a new destiny.

[05/06/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome," Set to Premiere on the Hub Network, June 7
The series, from executive producer Rainn Wilson, will air Saturdays at 7:00/6:00c on the network.

[05/06/14 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Has 2 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 10:52 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Still King of the Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Everest Avalanche Tragedy," Spike TV's "Hungry Investors" and HBO's "Veep."

[05/06/14 - 10:47 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TNT Claims Top Spots with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "A Daughter's Nightmare," TLC's "OMG EMT!" and OWN's "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[05/06/14 - 10:33 AM]
NBC, Clear Channel Renew iHeartRadio Music Awards for 2015
The event took place at the Shrine Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles and paid homage to the City of Angels.

[05/06/14 - 10:17 AM]
"Sing Your Face Off" Will Premiere on May 31
John Barrowman hosts the new ABC series, while Debbie Gibson and Darrell Hammond serve as the primary judges.

[05/06/14 - 10:06 AM]
Meghan Ory, Luke Macfarlane, Adrienne Barbeau and Art Hindle Star in "The Memory Book" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere July 26
Intrigued by the love of a young couple found in an old photo album, a tenacious, up-and-coming photographer makes it her mission to find the couple and figure out if true love exists.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Capture Three of the Week's Top Five Primetime Rankings on the Big 4 for April 28-May 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 3rd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49, Marking Its Longest In-Season Streak at No. 1 in Over 6-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 09:59 AM]
CBS Extends Its Viewer Winning Streak to Nine Consecutive Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 09:07 AM]
WE tv's First Scripted Drama "The Divide" to Premiere July 16 at 9pm ET/PT
Marin Ireland, Damon Gupton, Nia Long, Paul Schneider, Clark Peters and Joe Anderson star in the series, from Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn.

[05/06/14 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel's History Explorer Don Wildman Kicks Off a New Season and a New Night of "Monumental Mysteries"
Season two - Friday, June 13 at 9:00/8:00c - will feature 13 hour-long episodes with more intriguing stories from one end of the U.S. to the other.

[05/06/14 - 08:47 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 for the Sixth Time in Seven Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/06/14 - 08:46 AM]
New ESPN Series "Inside: U.S. Soccer's March to Brazil" Premieres May 13
The six-episode documentary series from ESPN Films, the production group behind "30 for 30," will conclude on Wednesday, June 11.

[05/06/14 - 08:43 AM]
"The Voice" Retains 100% of Its Rating for Each of the Prior Two Mondays in Adults 18-49 to Remain the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Beats "Ellen" to Rank as the Week's #2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 21-25.

[05/06/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off Return of "24"
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[05/06/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 4th Straight Week with "Dancing" Leading the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 08:22 AM]
IFC Has a New Look - Same Letters, Same Tagline, New Font, New Upward Tilt
Check out the new logo for the cable channel.

[05/06/14 - 08:15 AM]
NBA Playoffs on ESPN: Second Most-Watched First Round Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA playoffs coverage to date.

[05/06/14 - 08:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series Follows Car Collectors Looking for Rare Vehicles in World's Deadliest Places
"Chrome Underground" premieres Friday, May 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/06/14 - 08:05 AM]
Meghan Markle, Christopher Jacot and Kristina Pesic Star in "When Sparks Fly" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 28
Previously known as "Oh Say Can You See," the project also stars Lochlyn Munro, Jacqueline Samuda and Keith MacKechnie.

[05/06/14 - 08:04 AM]
Nickjr.com Launches Hilarious New Online Video Series Featuring "Bubble Guppies," "Wallykazam!" and "Paw Patrol"
The new videos featuring iconic moments, silly outtakes and surprising scenes from said shows.

[05/06/14 - 07:51 AM]
"48 Hours: Temptation in Texas" Was Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 3.

[05/06/14 - 07:46 AM]
FOX Sports Presents New Six-Part Docu-Series Examining Lowest Level of Professional Baseball
"The Pecos League" will air for six consecutive Tuesdays starting May 13 at 9:30 PM ET on FOX Sports 1.

[05/06/14 - 06:54 AM]
Lifetime Pulls "Relative Insanity" After Two Episodes
Repeats of "Celebrity Wife Swap" will fill the network's Friday, 10:00/9:00c hour going forward.

[05/06/14 - 06:18 AM]
Ovation Unearths Original Special "One Man's Trash"
The hour-long program features various artists from Portland, Oregon competing in an eco-artistic challenge.

[05/06/14 - 06:05 AM]
Vivica A. Fox and Sarah Lancaster Star with Marcia Strassman in "Looking for Mr. Right," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, June 7
Oscar Nuñez, Kip Pardue, Brandon Quinn and Katy Stoll also star in the film, formerly known as "My George."

[05/05/14 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 5 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Netflix to renew "Orange Is the New Black"; Alex Roe tapped as lead in ABC Family's "Unstrung"; and Damon Wayans, Jr. to return as regular on FOX's "New Girl."







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[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
"90 Day Fiance" - TLC's #1 New Series of 2014 - Returns October 19, 2014
In the second season, six new couples decide to take a chance on love and bring their spouses-to-be stateside.

[09/18/14 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Announces Partnership and Integration with Nissan as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of Emmy Award-Winning Hit "The Voice"
"The Voice Official App" will further enhance the viewer experience across the show from the blind auditions, battles, knockouts all the way to the live playoffs as well as giving fans, for the first time, the ability to use the app to vote for their favorite artists live during the broadcast of the show.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 01:06 PM]
National Spotlight Shines on Jeter's Final Series on FOX; Pirates' Playoff Push on FOX Sports 1 to End MLB Regular Season
Today, FOX Sports announced unprecedented, side-by-side national coverage of Major League Baseball's final regular season Saturday with two compelling games side-by-side on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1.

[09/18/14 - 01:00 PM]
Central Perk Pop-Up Creates "Friends" Fan Frenzy in Lower Manhattan
The store (located at 199 Lafayette Street, on the corner of Broome) officially opened to the public Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 12:20 PM]
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Make Musical Magic on "CMT Crossroads"
Said installment premieres Friday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:46 AM]
Texas Native Jane Slater Hired as New Longhorn Network Reporter
She most recently worked for CBS in Dallas covering the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and college programs SMU, TCU and North Texas.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:13 AM]
"Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" Starring Alexandra Shipp as the Beloved Superstar Premieres November 15
The film also stars Anthony Grant as Damon Dash, Izaak Smith as Timbaland, Elise Neal as Gladys Knight and Chattrisse Dolabaille as Missy Elliot.

[09/18/14 - 11:11 AM]
Oxygen's Hit Crime Series "Snapped" to Air "Selena: Death of a Superstar" Examining Tragic Murder of Latin Music Sensation Sunday, October 5 at 9 PM
Immediately following, catch an all new episode of "Snapped: Killer Couples" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/18/14 - 11:02 AM]
Popular Ensemble Comedy Series "Cougar Town" Hits National Syndication September 22, 2014
The series will enter its sixth season, airing on TBS in the winter of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
Mark Burnett Reunites with Mike Darnell to Produce a Primetime Event Game Show for ABC, "500 Questions" (Working Title)
It is scheduled to air in 2015, with the program testing the smarts - and nerve - of contestants in a pressure-packed, incredibly intense environment.